Senta Duffield - Principal and Director

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Make your Normal…Awesome!

I shared a really fun and inspiring moment with my intermediate level students in class last week. I was explaining to them that they should always dance “full out”. Even in class, every time they drill a movement, or dance choreography, it should be done as if they were on stage. With correct posture, full…

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Berea Mail Article

Please click here to read the  Berea Mail Article on “Dancing with your Skeletons” Thank you to Lauren from the Berea Mail for a lovely interview and really special first article on my book!

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Feeling vulnerable

It is quite an curious experience to be “out there”, published, with people reading my words! I have always loved being on stage, loved sharing my dancing and joy with an audience, loved sharing that part of myself. I have sometimes had to see a different side of this performance journey with my students and guide…

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It has arrived!

My book “Dancing with your Skeletons” has arrived from my publisher Balboa Press, and it is beautiful! so much love and gratitude <3

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My first Tanoura lesson

For a dervish, there must be a purpose, a cause for existence, and inside the cause, a True Human Being. Jelaluddin Rumi March 2010, Cairo I greet Sayed Amar at the door, he has just carried his tanoura outfit, in a bag, up 5 flights of stairs, to Yasmina’s apartment, where I am staying, and…

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Healing through belly dance

The coins on my hips make music as I move, my bare stomach undulates in time to the music and my feet are connected deep to mother earth as they dance the ancient dance of the gypsies. As I dance, I express myself, my freedom, femininity, vulnerability and strength – I am a Belly Dancer,…

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Hello Readers!

“If you can’t get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you’d best teach it to dance”…. George Bernard Shaw I am Senta, a professional belly dancer and belly dance teacher who believes in the profound healing that dance can offer us! I am currently writing my first self help book “Dancing with your skeletons” which will…

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